Category: Breguet

  • Breguet Marine Équation Marchante 5887 Hands-On

    Breguet has a well-deserved position at the highest end of the watch industry. The reputation is based on an incredible history in watchmaking, starting with one of the greatest watchmakers of all-time – Abraham-Louis Breguet over two centuries ago – and continuing to this day. Moreover, the legendary Swiss watch company has continued to show […]

  • Bréguet Classique 7147 Hands-On

    Long renowned for producing luxurious, elegant, and highly complicated timepieces, particularly tourbillons, which the eponymous company founder, Abraham-Louis Breguet, invented – the manufacture Breguet is also very capable of producing uncomplicated masterpieces. Introducing the Bréguet Classique 7147, a simplistic, time-only, wristwatch, with a “Grand Feu” enamel dial that is essentially a complication in itself. Moreover, […]

  • Breguet Type XX 3802 Aéronavale

    The founder of Breguet, Abraham Louis Breguet was appointed as horologer to the French Royal Navy in 1815, and has always had close ties with the Navy. Breguet has consistently supplied high precision timekeepers to the Navy over the past two centuries. The French Fleet Air Arm, or Naval Aviation, generally referred to a Aéronavale, […]

  • Baselworld: Breguet Tradition 7067 GMT

    Breguet first introduced the 7027 Tradition in 2005, it was the first of its wristwatches to reveal the movement mechanics on the dial side of the mainplate. The Tradition has since become a signature piece within the brand. Now, at Baselworld 2012, they have introduced a new GMT version. The new Tradition 7067 GMT keeps […]

  • The Breguet Tradition 7047BR with Tourbillon Fusee and Chain

    One of our favorite new timepieces unveiled at Baselworld 2012, was the Breguet Tradition 7047BR. The Tradition collection, originally introduced in 2005, is very unique in that the movement mechanics are on the dial side of the mainplate. This configuration allows the wearer, or any lucky onlookers, to admire the timepiece’s finely hand decorated components, […]

  • Carnegie Hall Unveiled a Specially Crafted Breguet Tourbillon Clock on Opening Night (8 Photos)

    Last Wednesday, Carnegie Hall opened its 2012-2013 season with a gala benefit concert featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Riccardo Muti performing Carl Orff’s powerful choral work Carmina Burana. The performance also featured the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Chicago Children’s Choir with soloists, soprano Rosa Feola, countertenor Antonio Giovannini, and baritone Audun Iversen. […]

  • Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at The Frick Collection

    Fobis Clock, Pierre de Fobis (1506-1575) The Portico Gallery, With a View of Central Park through the window The Dance of Time, Three Nymphs Supporting a Clock, 1788, Movement was produced by Jean-Baptist Lepaute (1727-1802), and sculpture by Claude Michel Clodion (1738-1814), made of terra-cotta, gilt brass, and glass Gold Pocket Watch with Tourbillon, 1820, […]

  • The Breguet Type XXII 3880 Rose Gold

    One of the new releases at Baselworld this year from Breguet is the Type XXII 3880, now available in an 18 carat rose gold case. As with all Breguet watches the case is beautifully crafted and exceptionally finished, enhanced with details like a fluted caseband and round end lugs. The case measures 44 mm in […]

  • The New Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon from Breguet

    This is Breguet’s all new perpetual calendar tourbillon, the Ref. 3797 Classique Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel, which was launched at Baselworld 2014. It is presented in a 41 mm diameter case, with Breguet’s signature fluted caseband and welded lugs, and is available in either 18K rose gold or 950 platinum. According to Breguet, “The amount of […]

  • Hands-On with Breguet Classique Chronograph 5287

    Introducing the Breguet Classique Chronograph Ref. 5287, which comes in a polished rose or white gold case measuring 42.5 mm in diameter, with your choice of black or silver dial (rose gold and black dial combination is shown). Featuring no less than four beautiful engine-turned (guilloche) patterns, the dial is pure perfection. According to Breguet, […]

  • Breguet Tradition Chronograph Independent 7077 Hands-On

    Breguet recently debuted an incredibly cool new chronograph that will likely appeal to chronograph lovers, as well as those of you who appreciate highly technical timepieces. The Tradition Chronograph Independent 7077 was introduced at Baselworld last month and represents a mixture of modern and historical horology, resulting in something truly innovative. Utilizing specifications and know-how […]

  • Breguet revolutionizes watchmaking again

    Awarded the distinguished “Aiguille d’Or” grand prize at the Geneva Grand Prix in 2014, the Breguet Classique Chronométrie 7727 movement could revolutionize modern watchmaking with its patented magnetic pivot system. Breguet introduced their first 10Hz (72,000 vph) movement in 2010, and has since introduced newer iterations such as this in 2013. Fast forward to 2014, […]